Why Throw Away One of the Most Useful Ingredients in Your Kitchen?

We’ve forgotten how to use old bread

Mark Bittman
Heated

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Photo: Aya Brackett

You should never throw away a half loaf of bread again.

Adding bread crumbs to a salad, chicken cutlets, pasta, and even ice cream can transform a dish from good to great, with the addition of texture, salt, and savoriness from toasted bits and pieces.

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Mark Bittman
Heated

Has published 30 books, including How to Cook Everything and VB6: The Case for Part-Time Veganism. Newsletter at markbittman.com.